Events

The SSSBA participates in various industry conferences throughout the year.  In addition, the SSSBA provides free customized in-person and virtual workshops for DOTs, county engineers, and design firms.  If you are interested in scheduling a workshop, please click here to learn more.

Upcoming Events & Meetings Listing

* SSSBA Member Only Events Listed in Blue (learn how to become a member)

  • October 22, 2020: Indiana Local Technical Assistance Program
    • Brian Keierleber (Buchanan County Iowa) will speak on innovative county solutions.
    • Location: Webinar
    • Additional Information 
  • October 22, 2020: International Bridge Conference
    • Dr. Karl Barth (West Virginia University & SSSBA Co-Director of the Bridge Technology Center) will present, “Press Brake Formed Tub Girders Prove Successful in Project with Challenging Site Constraints”
    • Location: Webinar
    • Additional Information 
  • October 22, 2020: Association of Conservation Engineers Conference
    • Dr. Gregory Michaelson (Marshall University & SSSBA Co-Director of the Bridge Technology Center) will present on cost-effective steel bridge design.
    • Location: Webinar
    • Additional Information
  • October 27, 2020: Ohio Transportation Engineering Conference
    • Brandon Chavel (National Steel Bridge Alliance) will present, “Skewed Steel Bridges Simplified”
    • Location: Webinar
    • Additional Information 
  • October 27, 2020: Galvanized Steel Myths, Misconceptions & Trending Uses
  • November 4-6, 2020: Nebraska Steel Bridge Forum
    • Short span steel bridge cost-effective solutions and case studies will be presented on the last day (11/6, 2:00-4:00) by Dr. Michael Barker, University of Wyoming.
    • Location: Webinar
    • Additional Information
  • December 3, 2020: Bridge Preservation Partnership Meeting – National Center for Pavement Preservation
    • Dr. Michael Barker (University of Wyoming & SSSBA Director of Education) will present on innovative short span steel bridge solutions.
    • Location: Webinar
    • Additional Information (coming soon)
  • January 19, 2021: SSSBA Semi-Annual Meeting (SSSBA members only)
    • Location: Virtual
    • For more information, contact Dan Snyder, SSSBA Director
  • February 5, 2021: Illinois Chapter of the National Association of Professional Engineers
    • Dr. Karl Barth (West Virginia University & SSSBA Co-Director of the Bridge Technology Center) will present information on standard designs and innovative short span steel bridge solutions.
    • Location: Webinar
    • Additional Information (coming soon)
  • March 17-19, 2021: Transportation Engineers Association of Missouri
    • Dr. Michael Barker (University of Wyoming & SSSBA Director of Education) will present on innovative short span steel bridge solutions.
    • Location: TBD
    • Additional Information (coming soon)

Events Calendar

Featured Events

Steel Bridge Forums

November 4-6, 2020: Nebraska Steel Bridge Forum

Three virtual sessions discussing a range of bridge issues will take placed November 4-6.

Galvanized Steel Webinar

October 27, 2020: Free Webinar – Galvanized Steel Myths, Misconceptions & Trending Uses

This webcast will explore the real story regarding HDG Fasteners, slip factor and slip critical connections, and more.

Association of Conservation Engineers Conference

October 22, 2020: Association of Conservation Engineers – Steel Bridge Advantages

Dr. Greg Michaelson will present at the Annual Association of Conservation Engineers on cost-effective bridge design.

Steel Bridge Virtual Learning

It’s Back to (Virtual) School Time with Free Steel Bridge Education!

Take advantage of these free steel bridge virtual learning opportunities to advance your resume, academic pursuits, or career.

SSSBA Steel Bridge Education Workshops

Free Customized Workshops for Counties, DOTs, and Design Firms

The SSSBA now offers free customized in-person or vitual workshops for bridge owners and designers.

Press Brake Steel Tub Girder - Dr. Barth and Dr. Michaelson

October 22, 2020: International Bridge Conference – Press Brake Formed Tub Girders

Dr. Barth and Dr. Michaelson will provide a presentation on press brake tub girders at the 2020 International Bridge Conference.

Steel Bridge Workshop

2020-2021: Steel Bridge Forums

The National Steel Bridge Alliance’s Steel Bridge Forums are full-day immersive seminars on current design and fabrication topics for steel bridges.